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Forum: Member Sales/Trade Feedback Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 3,550
Posted By XL5
Pete Rose is far from the worst guy to play...

Pete Rose is far from the worst guy to play baseball but he's banned because he committed a cardinal sin. No one is saying that gambling is worse than a DUI or abusing a spouse.

Likewise, no one...
Forum: Member Sales/Trade Feedback Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 3,550
Posted By XL5
Past performance talks too. You made bids you...

Past performance talks too. You made bids you had no intention of paying to try to improve the selling price of your own cards. You're right, no one is going to refuse your money...if they know...
Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,547
Posted By XL5
That's why we're stuck with all those terrible...

That's why we're stuck with all those terrible Best and Signature Rookies autos as Konerko collectors. :D
Forum: Member Sales/Trade Feedback Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 3,550
Posted By XL5
The problem is that you think your only mistake...

The problem is that you think your only mistake was getting caught.

Fortunately, you've given enough insight into your ethical standards that I think people can make an educated decision on...
Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,259
Posted By XL5
No, he's no Verlander but just comparing win-loss...

No, he's no Verlander but just comparing win-loss records is kind of shallow. Strasburg's qualifying rookie season came when he was 21. Verlander's came when he was 23.

How about comparable...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 04-15-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By XL5
I'd say around $25, give or take $10.

I'd say around $25, give or take $10.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-15-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,701
Posted By XL5
Yeah, if I remember you sold shares after a 10%...

Yeah, if I remember you sold shares after a 10% drop and then bought puts. Don't be offended if I didn't take that "hint."

I'm doing fine with boring old SQQQ and TQQQ calls. Quite a day today.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-15-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,701
Posted By XL5
Yeah, great, HPJ. Ok. I guess everyone...

Yeah, great, HPJ. Ok.

I guess everyone remembers their first.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 591
Posted By XL5
I wish the packing peanut thing would go away. ...

I wish the packing peanut thing would go away. Every bubble mailer I get with a packing peanut in it has a smashed packing peanut. It's either flat and useless for the 3/4" rule or in 50 pieces...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-15-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,701
Posted By XL5
Yeah, COMC is in the growth stage, not the...

Yeah, COMC is in the growth stage, not the maximize-margins-at-all-costs stage.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-15-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,701
Posted By XL5
They get 20% (or whatever the Blowout Gift Cert...

They get 20% (or whatever the Blowout Gift Cert amount is) of every dollar put into the system (not counting refunds in the first 20 days or whatever it is). So if you sell cards for $200 and use...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-15-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,701
Posted By XL5
If you're at $3.25 and there are 14 cards below...

If you're at $3.25 and there are 14 cards below you from $1.25 (http://www.comc.com/Cards/Baseball/2011/Bowman_Draft_Picks__Prospects_Chrome_Draft_Picks_Refractor/BDPP108/Missing/5727410,p1), don't...
Forum: Member Sales/Trade Feedback 04-15-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,391
Posted By XL5
Based on the information provided in the thread,...

Based on the information provided in the thread, a neg is warranted because the guy sold a card he didn't have and had no intention of delivering.

That's the bottom line. They lying about it, the...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-14-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By XL5
Let's me throw this out there: 1) How many...

Let's me throw this out there:

1) How many cards has the wife bought and sold?
2) Why did you ask her to buy supplies for your cards?

That said, throw a few of the cardboard spacers, like the...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-14-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 599
Posted By XL5
I collect the SSP mini insert sets in A&G most...

I collect the SSP mini insert sets in A&G most years, but then I'd probably collect them if they were full sized too.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-14-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By XL5
If you like the way it looks, you didn't overpay....

If you like the way it looks, you didn't overpay.




Somebody is asking $799 OBO for the same card with part of the majestic in a patch.

2010 Topps USA Albert Almora RC Logo Patch Auto SSP...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-14-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 286
Posted By XL5
Baseball and hockey.

Baseball and hockey.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-11-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 8,065
Posted By XL5
Should we send an email or will these get taken...

Should we send an email or will these get taken care of automatically?

Just had 72 process today (about 4 hours ago) from a batch due 4/2/2014 and was charged.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-11-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 453
Posted By XL5
What are the chances that a guy who non-pays 5...

What are the chances that a guy who non-pays 5 auctions is going to be honest with you about his intent to non-pay yours? The bid is already in.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-11-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,405
Posted By XL5
@TheBowmanCode

@TheBowmanCode
Forum: Member Sales/Trade Feedback 04-11-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,061
Posted By XL5
Classic. "If [something], I will [something], so...

Classic. "If [something], I will [something], so hobby that!" I'm going to use this all the time.


Looks like he's up to his old tricks....
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-11-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 453
Posted By XL5
You can't win by asking that question. Scammers...

You can't win by asking that question. Scammers and deadbeats will lie. Honest buyers might be offended or scared off.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-11-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By XL5
Exact same for me. Selling, I leave...

Exact same for me.




Selling, I leave a positive when it shows delivery.
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 04-11-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By XL5
2 boxes 2014 Topps Museum Collection

From the LCS over the weekend, just scanned today. Nothing spectacular.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-5H4Dol21Ss8/U0dwyYbTK2I/AAAAAAAAXak/7qVqlUbet9o/s1000/scan583.jpg
...
Forum: Off Topic 04-10-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By XL5
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-yLPsQZtehhc/U0c...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-yLPsQZtehhc/U0cTK2CpXPI/AAAAAAAAXaI/ViTYhwwvvW0/s300/hotdog.jpg
Forum: BASEBALL 04-10-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 803
Posted By XL5
FFFFFffffffffffffffffffffffuuuuuu....

FFFFFffffffffffffffffffffffuuuuuu....
Forum: Off Topic 04-10-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 841
Posted By XL5
It's not misleading since crime rates are usually...

It's not misleading since crime rates are usually measured per capita. More people + same amount of crime = lower per capita crime rate.
Forum: Off Topic 04-10-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By XL5
Paging Allen & Ginter!

Napoleon's p*nis is in New Jersey (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/napoleons-penis-size-confirmed-channel-4-documentary-calls-the-artifact-very-small-9235101.html) (of course). This could...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-10-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 352
Posted By XL5
AKA the Trevor Hoffman. ffKW-RLA9D8

AKA the Trevor Hoffman.

ffKW-RLA9D8
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-10-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,326
Posted By XL5
8 days and counting overdue on my last batch. ...

8 days and counting overdue on my last batch. Not overly bothered since off-Amazon sales have dried up anyway with the data gaps but it would be nice if they made a statement about processing, I'm...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-10-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 990
Posted By XL5
2011 Topps Allen & Ginter Aimee Mullins - Framed...

2011 Topps Allen & Ginter Aimee Mullins - Framed Red Autograph Pending
2011 Topps Allen & Ginter Larry Holmes - Framed Relic Pending
2011 Topps Allen & Ginter Aimee Mullins - Framed...
Forum: Off Topic 04-09-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,865
Posted By XL5
Name of my spaceship.

Name of my spaceship.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-09-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By XL5
Yeah, it's random. Good idea about switching per...

Yeah, it's random. Good idea about switching per case. It's either going to be multicase or a new buy-in for each case.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-09-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,257
Posted By XL5
Good grief! I'd say: Griffey ...

Good grief!




I'd say:
Griffey
Grady Sizemore
Robby Alomar
Cargo
Forum: BASEBALL 04-09-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By XL5
2014 Bowman break random by division - fair?

Does this sound like a fairly well distributed break? Thinking about joining locally.

Basically there are 6 slots and each slot is for one division. You get all the cards for that division. ...
Forum: Off Topic 04-09-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 462
Posted By XL5
Pre-tax, biweekly: $400 for preschool (1 kid, 3...

Pre-tax, biweekly:
$400 for preschool (1 kid, 3 days a week)
$350 for health/dental/vision
$650 401K
$120 parking garage

That's all I can [bear to] think of right now.


No tax refund...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-09-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,464
Posted By XL5
I think the most important information is that...

I think the most important information is that Beckett approved (and actually encouraged) the use of APIs to "scrape" Beckett data. To me that was the most damning part of Beckett's complaint, that...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 458
Posted By XL5
Wow, that pretty much says it all. ...

Wow, that pretty much says it all.





As an aside, Carlos Baerga and Charles Nagy on your sleeves? The guy is hardcore at least.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-08-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 458
Posted By XL5
I hear that Gold Bond works well.

I hear that Gold Bond works well.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By XL5
It will say this until it gets scanned in. ...

It will say this until it gets scanned in. Sometimes it takes a few days.

I wouldn't worry, although I always make sure not to tape over the barcode. Anything I can do to make it easier for the...
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